I have a few new recipes at Moovision.com, and if you cook lactose-free, you should check out all the recipes in their collection. There’s a lot of great dishes, many that are easy to prepare. Here are the newest ones I’ve added.
Country Captain sounds like such an unusual name for a chicken dish, but once I learned the origins it made sense. A “country captain” was a captain of native troops paid by England in the colonial days, and it’s very likely that this dish or something very similar was introduced to England by a native [...]
Back in May I had the chance to attend a culinary event at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. It’s one of those events that I kind of stumbled across online and immediately signed up for the next demonstration because it looked so interesting. All of the events in the Mexican Table series are [...]
The week before I went to the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) in New Orleans, I had some serious cravings for Cajun and Creole food. I had gumbo, jambalaya, and pralines on the brain and needed to take care of that situation. Since the kitchen counters were overrun with ripe tomatoes and more were hanging [...]
When our boys see Asian dishes on the menu, they tend to get excited. Builder Guy inevitably asks if we’re having Chinese dumplings with the meal, Top Gun requests Chinese chicken and broccoli whether it’s on the menu or not, and Monkey Boy says he just wants chicken (or a lollipop). Fortunately Monkey Boy generally [...]
Today I start a new series on the blog, something that we thought would fit perfectly with our cooking philosophy. Today is my first day to participate in The Kids Cook Monday, a program sponsored by Johns Hopkins, Columbia University, and Syracuse University that encourages families to cook together by getting the kids in the [...]
After the feasting on Thanksgiving Day comes the leftovers, which we look forward to as much as the feasting day itself. We usually have plenty of turkey and cranberry sauce leftover, as well as some stuffing and gravy. One of my family’s favorite ways to eat leftover turkey is to lay slices on hot toast [...]
Check out my latest cooking episode up on GoodBite.com, part of the new Easy Entertaining series which has tips for making holiday entertaining tasty and easy. This time I’m sharing our recipe for roast pork tenderloins with maple pomegranate glaze, a flavorful dish that you can have ready in about 30 minutes. The pork comes [...]